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Oregon Institute of Occupational Health Sciences Featured Resources provide the latest information on workplace safety, health and well-being. Additional information can be filtered by topic in the supporting navigation to the left of the article content.
OSHA Safety and Health Topic: Ionizing Radiation
This page provides a starting point for technical and regulatory information regarding the recognition, evaluation, and control of occupational health hazards associated with ionizing radiation.
Safe Science: Promoting a Culture of Safety in Academic Chemical Research
The National Academies Press presents this guide to go beyond simple compliance with regulations to work toward fostering a strong, positive safety culture. Available for purchase or free e-download. (NAP)
Safety in Academic Chemistry Laboratories: Volume 2 Accident Prevention for Faculty and Administrators 7th Edition,
The information presented in this manual is adaptable to all laboratories and workplaces using chemicals, including research, analytical, quality control, clinical, and process development laboratories.
Work-Related Asthma among Laboratory Animal Workers
TThe National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) has estimated that 33% of animal handlers develop allergy symptoms.
Source: MASS Dept. Public Health
The Lab Safety Memorial Wall
The Laboratory Safety Institute (LSI) has created a virtual Memorial Wall in memory of the more than 300 people who lost their live in laboratory accidents during the past 100 years.
Source: Lab Safety Institute